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Did you know that the tower in the middle of the photo is the office of the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte? The 'Torentje' is part of the Binnenhof complex in the Hague. Sometimes he gets strange reactions from foreign guests when he wants to show his 'little tower'.

PM Mark Rutte and his ‘little tower’

Did you know that the tower in the middle of the photo is the office of the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte? The 'Torentje'...
Prinsjesdag

Prinsjesdag & the King’s Speech

Did you know that every year on the third Tuesday of September is Prinsjesdag (Budget Day) in the Netherlands? This is an important ceremonial day...
tram The Hague

Horse-drawn tramway between The Hague and Scheveningen

Did you know that the first horse-drawn tramway in the Netherlands dates back to 1864? This service operated between The Hague and Scheveningen until...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
Mobarak Mosque in The Hague

The oldest mosque in the Netherlands

Did you know that the Mobarak Mosque in The Hague is the Netherlands' oldest purpose-built mosque (1955)? Today there are around 450 to 500 mosques...
Did you know that the people of The Hague loved the late street musician Chuck Deely so much that he was posthumously honored with a public mural?

Homage to famous street musician in The Hague

Did you know that the people of The Hague loved the late street musician Chuck Deely so much that he was posthumously honored with...
Den Haag

The seat of the government in The Hague

Did you know that although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the seat of the government is located in The Hague?
Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly midday on 1 January?

New Year’s Dip in Scheveningen

Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen today at...
Capsule Hotel

Spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen

Did you know that you can spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen? The orange capsule with blue interior is designed by...
Vermeer The girl with a pearl earring

Dutch Mona Lisa by Vermeer

Did you know that the painting 'The girl with a pearl earring' by Johannes Vermeer has an estimated value of €300,000,000? The painting is...